Today’s Headlines

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  • Protected bike lanes completed in SF in record time (Curbed)
  • Lyft would prefer you take a scooter (Bloomberg)
  • Federal bill would consider “freedom”–accessibility–as measure of success for transit projects (Human Transit)
  • Why bicycling has “flatlined” (The Dirt)
  • Long Beach Transit brings on a partner to provide transpo to Las Vegas (Daily Breeze)
  • Air pollution hampers kids’ lung development (CityMetric)
  • Farmers in Ohio notice that the climate is changing, but call it “weather weirding,” not climate change (Farm and Dairy)
  • Orinda City Council to discuss regional housing plan, which might force it to allow more housing (SFgate)
  • Why it’s a bad idea for cities to give tech companies incentives to build (CityLab)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Driver runs over girl, police blame “glare” (CBS Local)
  • Protecting clean car, fuel standards is a moral imperative (Napa Valley Register)
  • How clean air transformed American cities (Salon)
  • Deadly air: the invisible killer (The Guardian)
  • Scooters and data (LA Times)
  • Trump removes protections on federal lands, opens them to oil, gas, coal extraction (Axios)
  • San Francisco could tax Uber and Lyft rides (SF Chronicle)
  • Desire paths: Pedestrians are gonna go where they wanna go (Mother Nature Network)
  • Photos from the North American Handmade Bike Show in Sacramento (Cycling Tips)
  • Wildflowers bring unruly, destructive crowds (Sacramento Bee)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Application deadline extended for ATP technical assistance (Safe Routes to Schools)
  • Claiming that widening a highway will reduce emissions, without data (City Observatory)
  • Berkeley planners call for more signs and paint as city grapples with spike in drivers hitting pedestrians and bicyclists (Berkeleyside)
  • Redding plans electric express bus service to Sacramento airport; may run diesel until it can work out infrastructure needs (Redding Searchlight)
  • Berkeley to study expanded ferry service (Berkeleyside)
  • Riverside County decides it doesn’t need emergency call boxes anymore (Press Enterprise)
  • California Transportation Commission awards money to study Highway 1 bypass at Last Chance Grade (Lost Coast Outpost)
  • Oregon tries to make a highway widening look good for pedestrians (it isn’t) (City Observatory)
  • The case against lawns is strong (Curbed)
  • Building Trades Council says don’t drop high-speed rail (CALmatters)
  • BART says technology fixes will prevent future “meltdowns” like last Saturday’s (SF Chronicle)

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